The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Sheffield region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.78% 5.58% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 25.00% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 44 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.33% 22.34% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 45
Average daily rate £356 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
South Yorkshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Trillium
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) HL7
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Palantir
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) RSS
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) e-GIF
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) CMMI
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) Trillium
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (25.00%) Palantir
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Axway
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun